3250 Sand/Cement Covered Hopper

This 3,250 cubic foot capacity covered hopper has a curve sided design with two compartments and gravity outlet gates specifically designed for sand and cement. This railcar features the robust strength provided by a through center sill and can be furnished lined. Various roof hatch configurations and outlet gates are available.

3250 Sand/Cement Covered Hopper technical drawings.


Length, Inside 36′-8.125″
Length, Over Couplers 41′-11.5″
Width, Extreme 10′-8″
Height, Extreme 15′-3″
Clearance AAR Plate C


Light Weight 52,000 lbs
Load Limit 234,000 lbs
Gross Rail Load 286,000 lbs
Capacity 3,250 cu. ft.

Curve Negotiability Radius

Uncoupled 150′
Coupled to Base Car 185′
Coupled to Like Car 185′

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